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Australian reporter deported from Myanmar: media group

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Myanmar deported an Australian journalist working for the news website Democratic Voice of Burma Thursday after he covered a demonstration calling for press freedom, as concerns grow about media rights in the former junta-run nation.  

Newspapers with a black front page are displayed at a stall in Yangon on April 11, 2014

Angus Watson, 24, flew out of Rangoon late Thursday to Thailand after authorities accused him of breaching the terms of his business visa by taking part in Wednesday's rally in Magway, central Myanmar, the DVB said.

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